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Three earthquakes rock northern Vietnam’s province within one night – why are earthquakes increasing in Vietnam?

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July 2014VIETNAM - The three quakes struck Muong La District and their aftershocks were felt in Hanoi, 278 km away from Son La, according to the center under the Institute of Global Physics.  The first quake measuring magnitude 4.3 rocked the district at 7:14 pm, with its epicenter around eight kilometers underground. The tremor lasted for about 30 seconds, shaking or throwing household furniture and tools to the ground, local residents said. Many people rushed out of their houses during the earthquake, locals said. Another quake happened in the same district at 8:20 pm, with a lower strength of magnitude 3.2. Its epicenter was the same as that of the previous one. More than an hour later, the third earthquake, measuring magnitude 3.5, hit the locality at 9:42 pm, with its epicenter about seven kilometers underground. Many local residents, especially those who live in multi-storey houses, said they…

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July 23, 2014 at 12:54 pm

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Typhoon Rammasun kills more than 100 in China and Philippines

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July 2014CHINA – The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in four decades has killed at least 16 people in the region after leaving scores dead in the Philippines. Strong winds and rain from Super Typhoon Rammasun hit dozens of southern coastal cities in the provinces of Guangdong and Hainan and the region of Guangxi, affecting more than 3 million people, the Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported Saturday. The powerful storm made landfall on the island province of Hainan about 1:30 p.m. Friday after veering west, according to the China Meteorological Administration. Planes were grounded in Nanning, the capital of Guangxi, stranding 1,300 passengers, Xinhua said, and train service between Nanning and coastal cities was suspended.
Rammasun struck the Philippines earlier in the week, killing at least 94 people and displacing more than half a million, according to the country’s National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council…

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July 23, 2014 at 12:53 pm

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6.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Fiji region

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Fiji 6.9 magnitude earthquake July 21
July 2014FIJI – A 6.9magnitude Fiji earthquake today 2014 struck off the coast. The Fiji earthquake today July 21, 2014 began just after midnight. Damage assessment is pending. Officials tell news that the Fiji earthquake today started at a significant depth. It posted a depth of three hundred eighty-three miles below sea level. It started just after 2:54 am local time today as well. Reps tell news that the Fiji earthquake was northeast of Ndoi Island. The quake was roughly two hundred miles west of Tonga as well. USGS indicates to new that the quake was roughly three hundred miles south of Lambasa and the same distance from Nadi. Several quakes have been hitting the region in several months. In 2012, a massive 6.7 magnitude quake struck. That April 2012 quake was roughly one hundred seventy miles north of the town of Nuku Alofa and two hundred…

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July 23, 2014 at 12:51 pm

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Four Liberian nurses contract Ebola virus while treating patients

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July 2014LIBERIA - Four Liberian health workers have been admitted after contracting the Ebola virus while treating patients. The health workers, all nurses, were working at Phebe Hospital in Suakoko, Bong County when they contracted the virus. This comes three weeks after a Ugandan senior surgeon succumbed to the Ebola in Liberia where he had been working for three years as a specialist. Dr. Samuel Muhumuza Mutoro died at the John F. Kennedy Medical Centre, Liberia’s biggest hospital in Monrovia where he was being treated. The West Africa countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea are currently battling an outbreak of Ebola which is highly contagious with a high fatality rate. According to the Liberia News Agency, the nurses had been transferred to Monrovia where they are being treated and monitored by doctors. Dr. Jefferson Sibley, the medical director of Phebe Hospital said the nurses may have contracted…

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July 23, 2014 at 12:50 pm

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Study: Mount Rainier will erupt again – magma rising in enigmatic volcano

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July 2014WASHINGTON-  Scientists from the University of Utah have determined that Mount Rainier, one of the most prominent peaks in North America, will erupt again. The question of when remains unanswered, but science has recently discovered how: By measuring how quickly Earth conducts electricity and seismic waves, they’ve effectively “mapped” Rainier’s magma “plumbing.” “This is the most direct image yet capturing the melting process that feeds magma into a crustal reservoir that eventually is tapped for eruptions,” says geophysicist Phil Wannamaker, of the university’s Energy & Geoscience Institute and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. “But it does not provide any information on the timing of future eruptions from Mount Rainier or other Cascade Range volcanoes.” The interesting part? Some, if not most, of Rainier’s magma reservoir is located not under the volcano, but somewhere between 6 and 10 miles northwest of it. It’s buried about five…

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July 19, 2014 at 5:18 am

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New earthquake map reveals risks rising for much of the U.S.

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July 2014CALIFORNIA – The U.S. Geological Survey released a new earthquake hazard map July 17, revealing increased seismic risks for many regions. Updated for the first time since 2008, the new map incorporates research from the surprising 2011 earthquake in Virginia. With a 5.8 magnitude, it was one of the largest earthquakes to hit the East Coast and helped scientists gauge the possibility of larger events in that area. As a result, the new map concludes that the Eastern U.S. has a higher potential for bigger earthquakes than previously estimated. While all states have some potential risk for an earthquake, scientists also concluded that 42 states have a reasonable chance of experiencing an earthquake in the next 50 years, which it notes is generally considered the typical lifetime of a building. The map also showed that 16 states are at high risk and have a relatively high likelihood…

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July 19, 2014 at 5:17 am

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Mount Fuji ‘at risk of eruption’ from pressure build-up after 2011 earthquake

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July 2014JAPAN - The earthquake that sparked a devastating tsunami that killed thousands in Japan in 2011 has caused pressure to build under active volcano Mount Fuji. While Japan’s highest mountain has not erupted since 1707, scientists say the build-up of pressure caused by the magnitude-9 Tohoku-Oki earthquake has left Mount Fuji in a “critical state.” The research was carried out by scientists at the Institute of Earth Sciences in Grenoble, France, with their Japanese counterparts. It used records from 800 seismic sensors that recorded data after the earthquake to map geological disturbances in fluid in the earth’s crust, caused by seismic waves. “Our work does not say that the volcano will start erupting, but it does show that it’s in a critical state,” Dr Florent Brenguier, lead author of the publication, told The Guardian. Dr Brenguier said seismic waves travelled a long way around the world…

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July 19, 2014 at 5:17 am

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